Older people urged to take extra care as cold snap hits

The RCN, NHS England and the Royal College of Emergency Medicine have encouraged vulnerable...


EU nurses’ uncertainty post-Brexit is driving many out of UK, says RCN

Figures from Nursing and Midwifery Council show 29% rise in number of EU nurses leaving...


UK and Jamaica nurse exchange aims to provide mutual learning

Nurses in Jamaica and the UK will have the chance to swap places in a nurse exchange...

Vaughan Gething

'Give students in Wales long-term certainty over bursary'...

Royal College of Midwives appeals for lasting commitment to degree funding as minister...

Voting on pay rise

Vote now on the NHS pay deal

Six-week online poll opens to accept or reject deal


Pain management in children

Summary and nursing implications of the latest updates to clinical practice.

Evidence and Practice


Recognition and nursing management of children with non-traumatic limp

Children with acute onset non-traumatic limp often present to emergency departments (EDs)...

Sports concussion

Concussion in sport: the importance of accurate and reliable discharge advice

Concussion in sport is a common presentation in urgent and emergency care settings, so it is...

Prudent care

Prudent healthcare in emergency departments: a case study in Wales

To deliver a patient-centred service, emergency departments (EDs) must be efficient,...

Advanced nurse practitioner

Advanced nurse practitioner scheduled return clinic: a clinical audit of a quality...

Emergency care settings in Ireland have struggled with a high volume of service users in...

Local anaesthetic

Is it safe to inject local anaesthetic with adrenaline into the pinna and external nose?

Adrenaline containing lidocaine preparations such as lignospan are routinely used in ear,...

Emergenct department

Accidents and ethics: a visual-narrative approach

Emergency department (ED) attendances are continuing to rise, and medical and nursing teams...


Doubt in paediatric team’s abilities prompted us to raise our game

When his trauma team was overlooked in an emergency situation, senior staff nurse Drew...

Revalidation video

Watch our animated guide to revalidation

Our short film explains the revalidation process

Continuous development

Revalidation process gives specialists a chance to shine

As the first tranche of staff renew registration this month, cancer nurses explain why a new...

Patient feedback

How nurses are preparing for the revalidation process

Five nurses from across the UK discuss their plans for renewing their registration,...

Reflective writing

An introduction to revalidation

Why revalidation, why now?

Reflective writing

How Bupa created an infrastructure to support revalidation

Paul Edwards and colleagues explain how Bupa created an infrastructure for nurse leaders to...


Sisters are doing it for themselves

Staff at a paediatric emergency unit in Cardiff took matters into their own hands to answer...

Emergency care model cuts death rates from chronic lung disease

Admitting patients with chronic lung disease directly into respiratory specialist care from...

Critical care outreach: Supporting ward nurses and saving lives

At London’s University College Hospital a highly successful nurse-led team brings expert...

Nurse-led team winning the race against sepsis

Sepsis kills more people in the UK each year than lung cancer, with persistent shortcomings...

Framework for change: supporting you to drive improvement

The Leading Change, Adding Value framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff is halfway...


Celebrate the best of outstanding emergency care

Emergency Nurse welcomes nominations for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 to recognise and...


Global health

The time for global universal emergency care development has come

Improving emergency care systems around the world is vital to ensure efforts to reduce...

Emergency care

Bigger Picture: ‘One size does not always fit all’

Mandy Rumley-Buss on why emergency departments shouldn't push all their advanced nurse...

What can you do to help improve staff well-being?

In a bid to combat fatique and build on resilience and well-being, one emergency department...


On the front line with a paramedic

A day spent shadowing a paramedic showed the complex range of skills this role requires, and

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